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Carl Nelson papers, 1923-1989

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Creator:
Nelson, Carl Gustaf, 1898-1988
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1.7 linear feet
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Letters received, 1928-1984; visitors' registers, 1975, 1982; price list for 1975 retrospective; 27 pages of pen and ink sketches and 8 loose sketches; 3 sketchbooks; Christmas cards by Nelson; photographs of Nelson, his home, his studio and his work; 2 scrapbooks of exhibition notices; notes and writings; miscellaneous certificates; exhibition catalogs; announcements; and clippings.
Citation:
Carl Nelson papers, 1923-1989. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Painter, printmaker, instructor; Boston, Mass., Cranberry Isles, Me. Born in Horby, Skane, Sweden, Jan. 5, 1898; he died Aug. 6, 1988 in Elmhurst, Ill.
Provenance:
Donated 1989 and 1993 by Elaine Madsen, niece of Carl Nelson. Additional papers are expected.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Christmas cards
Photographs
Sketchbooks
Sketches
Works of art
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6383
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215345
AAA_collcode_nelscarl
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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